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Kuss Early Origins



The surname Kuss was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Kuss Spelling Variations


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Kuss Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guss, Güss, Gusser, Gussich, Gus, Gusner, Gess, Gessel, Cuss and many more.

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Kuss Early History


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Kuss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kuss research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1752 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Kuss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kuss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kuss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kuss Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kuss Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Kuss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Kuss, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1759 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Wilhelm Henrich Kuss, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Kuss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catharina Kuss, aged 19, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Anna Kuss, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1896

Kuss Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • August Kuss, aged 71, who landed in America, in 1901
  • Emma Kuss, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1901
  • August Kuss, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States from Olurstrick, Austria, in 1907
  • Antoni Kuss, aged 11, who emigrated to America from Jerespol, Russia, in 1911
  • Eduard Kuss, aged 21, who settled in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kuss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kuss (post 1700)



  • Matthew J. Kuss, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Donald J. Kuss, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly 3rd District, 1965 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Walter Kuss (b. 1965), retired West German Olympic cross country skier who competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics

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Kuss Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  11. ...

The Kuss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kuss Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 28 July 2017 at 23:15.

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